“Adolescent-hunting horror”: a review of Until Dawn

It sure has been a big year for video games about teenagers. Since February we have been getting a steady stream of episodes of the high-school, time travel, mystery girl drama game, Life Is Strange. Now we have the Playstation 4 exclusive, adolescent-hunting horror of Until Dawn.

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The Tertangala is UOW’s Student Magazine.

“The Love Grind”: Relationships as Gameplay in Persona 4 and Fire Emblem: Awakening

Here is a piece I wrote for The Tertangala about some of the ways in which making romance a gameplay mechanic has other narrative side-effects.

The Tertangala is UOW’s Student Magazine.

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